Casey Point Battery

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Casey Point Battery (1944-1945) - Casey Point Battery was a Canadian reinforced concrete twin 6 pounder coastal AMTB gun battery on Kaien Island, British Columbia, Canada. Deactivated in 1945.

Mk 1 Twin 6 pounder Guns on Mk 1 Mount (at Fort Rodd Hill)

World War II (1939-1945)

Part of the Harbor Defense of Prince Rupert.

6 pounder QF Hotchkiss Gun Use as an Examination Gun

Established in 1944 as a twin 6 pounder battery with two Mk 1 guns in a Mk 1 duplex mount. Two field mounted 25 pounders were also emplaced. One searchlight position.


Current Status

No period guns or mounts in place.


Location: Kaien Island, British Columbia, Canada

Maps & Images

Lat: 54.2546833 Long: -130.3460991

See Also:

Sources:

  • Morgan, David, Prince Rupert Defenses, 1938-1945, GDSG Journal, Vol 14, Issue 2, May 2000, pages 15-28
  • Morgan, David, Addendum to "Prince Rupert Defenses, 1938-1945", GDSG Journal, Vol 14, Issue 3, Aug 2000, pages 94-95
  • Rowse, Sue Harper, In Times of War: Prince Rupert 1939-1945, Lulu.com, 2005, ISBN 1411639278, ISBN 9781411639270, 176 pages

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